Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh

Als Tierarzt in den grünen Hügeln von Yorkshire

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 364402491X

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Vierzig Geschichten voller Witz und Wahrheit Warmherzig und humorvoll, mit nie versiegendem Staunen vor dem immer wieder neuen Wunder des Lebens erzählt James Herriot in diesen amüsanten Erinnerungen von der Tierarztpraxis in der wilden, einsamen Landschaft der Yorkshire Dales und den großen und kleinen Erlebnissen, die den Alltag eines Tierarztes ausmachen. Nach diesem Buch wurde eine dreizehnteilige Fernsehserie gedreht.

James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 9780312146313

Category: Pets

Page: 169

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Watercolor illustrations accompany a collection of ten stories about dogs--from border collies and sheepdogs to the exploits of Tricki Woo, the unforgettable Pekinese

The Real James Herriot

The Authorized Biography

Author: Jim Wight

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141916532

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

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After qualifying as a vet in 1939, Alf Wight, aka James Herriot, moved to a veterinary practice in Thirsk. He was over fifty when his first book of stories about life as a Yorkshire vet was published, giving birth to some of Yorkshire's most famous and much-loved literary characters. Although he brought fame and fortune to himself and those around him, Alf Wight remained an intensely private person, respected and trusted by those whose animals he cared for, and adored by millions of fans. This illuminating biography reveals the real man behind the title 'The World's Most Famous Vet'.

James Herriot's Dog Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447230272

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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The very special magic of James Herriot’s storytelling shines throughout this classic collection of stories about the animal he loves the most. Here are some of the dogs who have won a special place in the country vet’s heart – dogs like Tricki Woo, the little Pekinese suffering from ‘flop-butt’; Clancy the dog who nobody would go near; and Gyp, the sheepdog who only barked once in his life. They’re joined by lovable dogs of all shapes and sizes in a wonderful collection of stories, which will be enjoyed by all dog-lovers and James Herriot fans alike. ‘The tales can be read and re-read... what shines through all the stories is that dogs give us enormous pleasure.’ Sunday Times ‘James Herriot provokes a chuckle, or a lump in your throat, in every chapter.’ Daily Mirror

All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227903

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 440

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This witty and heartwarming memoir, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels, inspiring a beloved BBC television series, and winning over animal lovers everywhere. In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike. This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.

100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authors

Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591584872

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 438

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Provides alphabetically-arranged biographical entries of popular writers of nonfiction, including Richard Dawkins, Joan Didion, and Paul Theroux, and presents insights on the creative process for each individual.

James Herriot's Cat Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Mjf Books

ISBN: 9781567315158

Category: Pets

Page: 161

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An ideal match of author and subject: James Herriot and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around the world. Kittens and cats of all kinds abound in this program and, like their flesh-and-blood counterparts, they will purr their way into the hearts and minds of everyone who hears their stories. This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vet's favorite tales about one of his favorite animals-- each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last.

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227911

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 442

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The sequel to All Creatures Great and Small continues the adventures of veterinarian James Herriot in a small town in Yorkshire, England After his first day on the job, James Herriot’s mentor warns him that the life of a country veterinarian is full of small triumphs and big disasters, but that he’d never be bored. From night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot experiences new challenges and joys every day. In these pages, Herriot trains under his eccentric boss Siegfried Farnon in a rustic English village, courts the woman that becomes his wife, and meets the people he would come to write about for a lifetime.

James Herriot's Animal Stories

Author: James Herriot,Lesley Holmes

Publisher: M&S

ISBN: 9780771041075

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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Few authors in memory have delighted readers around the world as thoroughly as the beloved veterinarian James Herriot. And with his recent volumes of hugely popular illustrated tales James Herriot's Cat StoriesandJames Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories his name has been introduced to a whole new generation of readers. Now, this gorgeous new collection brings together ten of his best-loved stories celebrating all the creatures in his wonderful world creatures bright and beautiful, great and small. Here are lambs, horses, cows, dogs, even a whimsical pig or two, along with their colourful human counterparts all brought vividly to life by Herriot's storytelling magic. From a prickly horse young James encountered early in his veterinary-school experience, through Dorothy the goat star of the entrancing holiday tale "There's Christmas and Christmas" we are reacquainted with many of the most charming members of Herriot's Yorkshire menagerie. Once again illuminated by the radiant watercolours of Lesley Holmes, each of Herriot's stories captures the kind of warmth and humour that comes with old, familiar friendship. With a special introduction by Herriot's own son, Jim, the stories in this bright new collection will charm readers of any age.

Three James Herriot Classics

All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453239405

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1324

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The beloved New York Times bestsellers that inspired the popular BBC series—from a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer” (The Boston Globe). Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces—All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful—which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian. Witty and heartwarming, this collection of whimsical, dramatic, and touching anecdotes reveals the ties that bind us to the animals in our lives. This edition features a new introduction from the author’s son and bonus archival photos.

Die Schneekönigin

Author: H. Ch. Andersen

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3945976103

Category: Fiction

Page: 40

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In diesem wunderbar poetischen Märchen von Hans Christian Andersen geht es um die unzerstörbare Liebe des kleinen Mädchens Gerda, das sich auf die abenteuerliche Suche nach ihrem Spielgefährten Kay begibt, der von der zaubermächtigen Schneekönigin in ihr eisiges Reich im hohen Norden entführt wurde. Die herrlich fantasievollen Illustrationen von Natalie Meyer lassen mit ihrem beeindruckenden Schauwert jede Seite dieses Märchenbuches zu einem besonderen Erlebnis werden.

Das magische Baumhaus 10 - Das Rätsel der Geisterstadt

Author: Mary Pope Osborne

Publisher: Loewe Verlag

ISBN: 3732005577

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Kein Mensch weit und breit. Das magische Baumhaus hat Philipp und Anne in eine Geisterstadt entführt. Um sie herum nur Steppe und hohe Berge. Sie sind tatsächlich im Wilden Westen! Da plötzlich kommt Hufgetrappel näher. Eine galoppierende Pferdeherde donnert an den Geschwistern vorbei. Können Philipp und Anne dem netten Cowboy Slim helfen, die wilden Mustangs einzufangen? Die beliebte Kinderbuch-Reihe von Bestsellerautorin Mary Pope Osborne! Die Geschwister Anne und Philipp reisen mit dem magischen Baumhaus durch die Zeit. Sie erleben spannende Abenteuer, entdecken ferne Länder und lernen viele berühmte Persönlichkeiten kennen.

All Things Wise and Wonderful

The classic memoirs of a Yorkshire country vet

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447224280

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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The third volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot’s day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby – despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, ornery cattle and equally ornery farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him – will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Wise and Wonderful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors.